Entries by Scott Werner

Annual NACFLM Conference

This month, we were pleased to attend the annual conference for the National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministers (NACFLM) in Dayton, Ohio. Our team had two spots in the Exhibitor Hall; one promoting our online Catholic marriage preparation course and the other for our Learn NFP Online program. We also presented a fun workshop, […]

Online course pays off for couples, archdiocese

MIAMI | After two years on the job, Lucia Baez Luzondo is stepping down this month as director of the archdiocese’s Family Life office. But she leaves a parting gift: an online course for Spanish-speaking couples who cannot attend a marriage preparation weekend. Luzondo will be moving back to Orlando for personal reasons: Her husband […]

Online SPANISH PreCana Program

Do you struggle with preparing Spanish-speaking couples for marriage? We are soon to launch the much-anticipated Spanish version of our popular online, on-demand Catholic Marriage Prep Class that has been enjoyed by thousands of couples around the world. Perfect for couples:  separated by distance with language barriers with scheduling issues or time constraints The course content and presentations were […]


The team from Marriage Ministries participates as presenters each year at the NACFLM conference. This year, we conducted a workshop on our Learn NFP Online program and another to announce the upcoming launch of the online PreCana in Spanish. Check out some pictures from the conference! 12►

Did They Really Do It?

Hello! Here are this month’s quick tips, facts, and things to think about the ONLINE PreCana and Learn NFP Online programs… When priests, deacons, family life directors, and marriage ministry teams first learn about the online PreCana and Learn NFP Online programs, their first question is often, “how do we know the couple really did […]

WOOMB International Natural Family Planning Conference in Malaysia

Maria Garcia recently went to the WOOMB International conference in Malaysia to speak about our online introductory course to the Billings Ovulation Method of Natural Family Planning, www.learnNFPonline.com. She gave an overview of the course as well as showed a demonstration video of it, which can be viewed here: www.learnnfponline.com/demo/ Here are some photos from […]

Filming for the online PreCana in Spanish

Marriage Ministries will soon launch the Spanish version of the popular online PreCana. Produced in collaboration with the Family Ministries offices at the Archdiocese of Miami and the Archdiocese of Chicago, this program will serve the substantial and growing Spanish-speaking population within the Catholic Church. The pictures and video shown on this page bring you […]

Dying and rising at Easter and all through our married lives.

There is dying and rising in every marriage. The first serious disagreement as a newlywed makes one question whether they made the right decision. Then the young couple makes up and all is forgiven. Later, the children do things and act in ways that the parents, who love them so much, cannot at all understand. […]

Business helps Catholics with long-distance relationships

By Beth LeBlanc | Times Herald A collaborative project between a Port Huron company and the Archdiocese of Chicago has allowed thousands of couples to receive Catholic marriage preparation online. In the past two years, more than 2,000 couples have used Marriage Ministries, an online Catholic marriage preparation series, to prepare for the sacrament. Located […]

Annual BOMA-USA Conference on Natural Family Planning

This month, several Marriage Ministries team members traveled to Arizona for the annual BOMA-USA conference. The event was attended by Natural Family Planning instructors throughout North America that specialize in the Billings Ovulation Method. Sue Ek, Executive Director of BOMA-USA, invited us to present our Learn NFP Online program during the “Tools of the Trade” […]

BOMA National NFP Conference

This Saturday, December 8th, Marriage Ministries will be featured in the “Tools of the Trade” segment at the national Billings Ovulation Method of Natural Family Planning (NFP) conference. Maria Garcia, Margie Luberta, and Matt Brooks will be at the Tempe, Arizona, event to showcase the Learn NFP Online program, presented by Marriage Ministries. More info […]